SEE undergraduate students awarded the Third Prize in "Challenge Cup" National Competition – Hong Kong Regional Final, Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2016

Miss Catherine LAM Suet-yan, Mr. Falcon LEUNG King-wai, Miss Yvonne YAN Yeung-fong and Miss Ann YU Yan-ki, third-year SEE undergraduate students majoring in Energy Science and Engineering, won the Third Prize [三等獎] under the discipline of “Energy and Chemical Engineering” in the “Challenge Cup” National Competition – Hong Kong Regional Final, Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2016 (“the Competition”) [香港大學生創新及創業大賽2016 挑戰盃全國賽香港區選拔賽] on 22 June 2016 (Wednesday).  It is our great pleasure that SEE undergraduate students have been consecutively awarded in two years.  Hurray !

The Competition, first in 2015, was organized by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association (HKNGCA). Unlike before, the foci of innovation and entrepreneurship were put together in one competition this year, aiming at providing students with opportunities to explore in academia and developing social enterprise by enhancing their innovative design and research skills as well as entrepreneurial skills to broaden their horizons.  For more information of the Competition, please visit www.hkchallengecup.com/.

As a team of four, the students worked on the project “A Review on Implication of Green Technologies on Hong Kong Seawater Desalination Plant”, investigating the applicable renewable energy resources on the proposed Hong Kong Seawater Desalination Plant and studying the emerging research development of energy recovery technologies on reverse osmosis process.  Students have applied their theoretical knowledge and engineering perspective in overcoming the hurdles, gaining innovative and research experience, and improving their communication and design skills.

Congratulations to Catherine, Falcon, Yvonne and Ann!

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Group photo at the award presentation ceremony on 22 June 2016


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From left to right: Mr. Falcon LEUNG King-wai, Miss Ann YU Yan-ki, Miss Yvonne YAN Yeung-fong and Miss Catherine LAM Suet-yan at the award presentation ceremony